NCAA Basketball

Denver Pioneers (16-15)


University of Denver hires Rodney Billups as coach

DENVER (AP) The University of Denver has hired Rodney Billups as its basketball coach.

He spent the last six seasons on the Colorado coaching staff. He succeeds Joe Scott, who was fired after a 16-15 record in the last of his nine seasons at Denver.

Billups is a former Pioneers point guard spent and the younger brother of former NBA star Chauncey Billups.

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Leaders
Points: J. Rosga12.7
Rebounds: M. Byrd3.8
Assists: J. Pemberton2.7
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: J. Rosga88.5%
3P%: N. Engesser42.9%
Steals: J. Pemberton1.5
Blocks: M. Byrd0.7
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Summit League Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
South Dakota State 12-4 26-8
IPFW 12-4 24-10
Omaha 10-6 18-14
IUPUI 9-7 13-19
North Dakota State 8-8 20-13
Denver 7-9 16-15
Oral Roberts 6-10 14-17
South Dakota 5-11 14-18
Western Illinois 3-13 10-17
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 65.2 (325)
Rebounds: 5.4 (350)
Assists: 14.3 (109)
FG%: 47.6% (31)
FT%: 77.0% (6)
3P%: 38.3% (30)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 65.3 (32)
Rebounds: 19.8 (351)
Assists: 11.8 (74)
FG%: 45.4% (278)
FT%: 75.9% (351)
3P%: 37.1% (308)
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